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APA - Murdoch U.
APA Citation Style Guide - Douglas College 
APA Style.org - American Psychological Association (APA)
   • APA Style Blog
   • Basics of APA Style Tutorial
APA Style and Writing - Amoebaweb, Vanguard U.
APA Formatting Guide - OWL at Purdue U.
APA Style - EBSCOHost
Find and Cite Images APa Style - Reynolds Community College Library
Psychology Writing Centre Writing Guides: U of Washington

Sample Papers - APA Style Blog - American Psychological Association (APA)
Sample paper - Owl at Purdue U.
Sample paper - Simon Fraser U.

APSA - American Political Science Association

APSA Documentation - UW-Madison Writer's Handbook



How to Cite Film, Video and Online Media - U. Berkeley
MLA Citation Guide (MLA 8th Edition) - Seneca College
MLA Citation Style Guide for Culinary Sources - Johnson & Wales U. Charlotte Library
The Writer's Handbook: MLA Documentation Guide - University of Wisconsin - Madison Writing Center
MLA Formatting Guide - OWL at Purdue U.
MLA Style - EBSCOHost

Sample MLA Papers
MLA sample paper - Owl at Purdue U.
Sample Paper - Trent U.

CSE - Scientific Style and Format

Citation Guide: Council of Science Editors (Name/Year System) - Colorado State U.
CSE Citation Wizard for Electronic Resources - 2014 Information Fluency
CSE Style: Biology and Other Sciences - Diana Hacker & Barbara Fister
CSE Style Guide: Formatting and Sample CSE Papers: Indian River Coll.
The Writer's Handbook CSE Documentation Style - Writing Centre - U. of Wisconsin - Madison

Important Citation Information

Always verify your citation results with your Library resources or your citation textbook for exact formatting and punctuation guidelines.

This also applies to the Library Databases, as errors in punctuation have been found in the EBSCO Databases.


AAA- American Anthropological Association

"As of September 2015, AAA style (for all publications) follows the Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition, particularly in regard to reference citations..." see:  American Anthropological Association

AAA Guide -  2009 Style Guide




Harvard Business Style

Cite it right: guide to Harvard referencing style – U of Otago
Citing & referencing guide: Harvard style –  Imperial College London
Harvard Referencing Style - Southern Cross University
Harvard Style Reference Generator: Reference Books, E-mails, Journals and Websites -   Neil's Toolbox
Harvard Referencing Guide: Monash U
•    Harvard Guide - .pdf format, Updated 23 August 2013
Harvard   Author - Date Style - EBSCOHost
Your Guide to Harvard Style Referencing - U of Sydney

Government Documents

Brief Guide to Citing Canadian Government Documents and Statistics- Queen's U.
Citing Government Documents (US) - Columbia U. Libraries
How to Cite Government Publications (Canadian) - McMaster U.

Legal Citations

Legal Citation - Queen's U Lederman Library
Library Guide for Legal Citation: U of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

Multiple Formats - Citation Style Guides

Citing Sources - Duke U. Libraries
Research and Citation Guides - OWL at Purdue U.

Create & Find Citations

Note: If there are any errors in citations created or found here, you are responsible for making the corrections. You can't blame the software.

Create Citations
KnightCite: MLA, APA, Chicago
Landmark’s Son of Citation Machine:  APA, MLA, Turabian, Chicago
Mendeley: free reference manager
Microsoft Word - build citations & bibliographies.
    • Go to REFERENCES Tab
    • Click on Insert Citation
    • Click on Add new Source
Zotero: Free download reference manager program


Find Citations
OTTObib for books
   Enter an ISBN# in this format:
   0-87352-986-3 becomes 0-873529863
   0-19-513384-6 becomes 0-195133846

WorldCat for books, journals & journal articles
   Click on the “Cite/Export" link for each title to
   view bibliographic citations in:
   APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Turabian


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